Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon by Sheinkin, Steve (#0781NP4)

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Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon

by Sheinkin, Steve
Paperback Square Fish/Roaring Brook Press, 2018

$14.99

Overview
From Follett

Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-274) and index. Examines the history of the atomic bomb, discussing the discovery of the behavior of uranium when placed next to radioactive material, the race to build a bomb, and the impact of the weapon on societies around the world.

Reviews & Awards
  • Booklist, 09/01/12
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books starred, 10/01/12
  • Horn Book Magazine, 04/01/13
  • Horn Book Magazine starred, 11/01/12
  • Kirkus Reviews starred, 08/01/12
  • Margaret A. Edwards Award, 2020
  • New York Times, 11/11/12
  • Newbery Honor, 2013
  • Publishers Weekly starred, 08/13/12
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2013
  • School Library Journal starred, 10/01/12
  • Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA), 10/01/12
  • YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults-Winner, 2013
Product Details
  • Publisher: Square Fish/Roaring Brook Press
  • Publication Date: January 9, 2018
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edition: First Square Fish edition, 2018.
  • Dewey: 623.4
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 298 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBN-10: 1-25005-064-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-25005-064-9
  • Follett Number: 0781NP4
  • Interest Level: YA
  • ATOS Book Level: 6.9
  • AR Interest Level: UG
  • AR Points: 10
  • AR Quiz: 153499EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 6.4
  • Reading Counts Points: 15
  • Lexile: 920L
  • Fountas & Pinnell: Z